Robert Ellerson and Payton Belella

Robert Ellerson and Payton Belella
Robert Ellerson and Payton Belella

Robert Ellerson of the men’s soccer team and Payton Belella of the women’s volleyball team are the Hood College Athletes of the Week for October 30, 2017.

Ellerson, along with the rest of Hood’s defense, kept third-ranked Messiah scoreless until the last 1.2 seconds of play in the conference match on Wednesday night. In Hood’s season finale on Saturday against Lycoming, Ellerson had two shots on goal.

Belella had 25 assists and five digs in the conference match against Widener on Tuesday. In the team’s final match of the season against Trinity D.C., Belella served up 10 aces, the highest single-match total since 2011. She also had two kills, 22 aces, and three digs in the match.

Complete list of Hood College Athletes of the Week

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Max Ridel and Maggie Tien
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Andy Baker and Jordan Bailey
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Zach Crossey and Rachel Knoebel
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